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Redfin: Bidding Wars for Houses Are Getting Less Fierce

A new report from Redfin shows that 70.4% of home offers written by Redfin agents in May faced a bidding war - down from...

Redfin: The Sizzle of the Spring Market Is Beginning to Cool a Bit

A new report from Redfin shows that home purchase applications have been falling since late March and are now 7% below their average levels...

Black Knight: ‘Highest Annual Home Price Growth Rate We’ve Ever Seen’

Tight inventory levels have spurred unprecedented home-price growth rates, resulting in profound home affordability concerns, according to the newest Mortgage Monitor Report from Black...

Unemployment Rate Fell to 5.8 Percent in May

The U.S. economy added 559,000 jobs in May, a majority of them in the leisure and hospitality category, as the unemployment rate dropped to...

CoreLogic: Baby Boomers Staying Put Could Increase Home Inventory Challenges

According to the CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPI) and HPI Forecast for April 2021, national home prices increased 13% year over year and 2.1%...

Pending Home Sales Fell in April Compared with March

Pending home sales fell 4.4% in April compared with March but were up 51.7% compared with April 2020, according to the National Association of...

First American: ‘The Long Run of Increasing Affordability Snapped’

Analysis of the March 2021 Real House Price Index (RHPI) from First American reveals that home affordability declined in 90% of the major markets...

Existing-Home Sales Fell 2.7% in April Compared with March But Remain Up Year-Over-Year

Existing-home sales dropped 2.7% in April compared with March but were up 33.9% compared with April 2020, data from the National Association of Realtors...
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Housing Starts Fell in April But Remain Up Compared to Last Year

Housing starts in April were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.569 million, a decrease of 9.5% compared with March but up 67.3%...

Zillow: Homes Selling at Record Pace Despite Big Jump in Home Values

According to a recent report from Zillow, annual U.S. home-value growth in April came in at 11.6% - the highest growth rate seen since...

Redfin: Expect 17 Percent Year-Over-Year Increase in Home Sales

According to a new report from Redfin, $2.53 trillion in home sales will close in the U.S. by the end of the year, marking a...

Lousy Jobs Report as U.S. Businesses Fail to Lure Workers Off the Sidelines

The U.S. economy added only 266,000 jobs in April, far below expectations, while the unemployment rate was little changed at 6.1%, according to the...

Home Prices in March Jumped 11.3 Percent Year-Over-Year as Demand Remains Strong

U.S. home prices continued to rise rapidly in March, propelled by low inventory and record demand from millennial buyers, CoreLogic’s home price index shows. The...

CoreLogic: Spring 2021 Home-Buying Season Showing Heavy Activity

The CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPI) and HPI Forecast for March 2021 suggest that as consumer confidence rebounds and the job market picks back up, the 2021 spring...

Index Data Reflect Highest Annual Home-Price Gain in 15 Years

February 2021 data from the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices showed a 12% year-over-year gain in the National Home Price NSA Index, up from 11.2%...

Existing-Home Sales Dipped in March as Inventory Issues Persist

Existing-home sales were at a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 6.01 million in March, down 3.7% compared with February but up 12.3% compared with March...
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New Home Sales Jumped More Than 20 Percent in March

New home sales continued to rise in March, jumping 20.7% compared with February and 66.8% compared with March 2020, according to the U.S. Census...
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Housing Starts Jumped in March, Helping to Address Nagging Inventory Issue

Housing starts jumped almost 20% in March compared with February, reaching a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.739 million, according to the U.S. Census...

Redfin: Housing Market Went Bonkers in March

According to a new report from Redfin, the housing market set several records in March - a stark fact considering that year-over-year comparisons are being looked...

Home Prices Continued to Rise in February But Slowdown is Expected

U.S. home prices increased 1.2% in February compared with January and were up 10.4% compared with February 2020, according to CoreLogic. That’s the highest level...